2 dollar note
2 dollar note ($2)

The Australian two dollar note was introduced in 1966 to replace the £1 note due to decimalisation.


Security Features


The paper design included a watermark in the white field of Captain James Cook, the watermark was also used in the last issue of pound banknotes. A metallic strip, first near the centre of the note, then from 1976 moved to the left side on the obverse of the note.

Dimensions

Main colour

Front

Back

Date of issue

145 × 71 mm

Green and yellow

John Macarthur &

Merino Sheep

William Farrer & Wheat

1966

Front - Designed by Gordon Andrews Back - Designed by David Malangi